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BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s worker shortage issues

BuildOurNebraska.com launches to address state’s...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Mar 24, 2015

With more workers aging out of the industry than it is currently bringing in, construction professionals in Nebraska are seeing ...

Contractor optimism reaches historic high in annual construction industry forecast

Contractor optimism reaches historic high in annual...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Mar 09, 2015

The last time contractors were this optimistic, the economy tanked and went into the longest and deepest recession since the ...

Construction company expands into the crime scene/meth lab cleanup business

Construction company expands into the crime scene/meth...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Feb 25, 2015

In construction, it's always good for business owners to explore diversification, to look into new ways their outfit is equipped ...

Four red flags you’re ruining your construction crew’s productivity

Four red flags you’re ruining your construction...

Posted by Amy Materson on Jan 23, 2015

  "The best executive is the one who has sense enough to pick good men to do what he wants done, ...

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December, employment up 5 percent YOY

Construction adds 48,000 workers in December,...

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Jan 09, 2015

The construction industry added Americans to its workforce in every month of 2014, an employment streak capped by an addition ...

Construction industry extends employment streak, adds 20,000 jobs in August

Construction industry extends employment streak, adds...

Posted by Wayne Grayson on Sep 08, 2014

The U.S. construction industry extended its streak of job gains in August, adding 20,000 workers. It was the eighth-straight month of ...

U.S. construction industry gains jobs, spending falters

U.S. construction industry gains jobs, spending falters

Posted by Brian Ethridge on Aug 04, 2014

The U.S. construction industry added 22,000 jobs in the month of July, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Nonresidential construction ...

Construction industry avoids list of 10 worst jobs for the future

Construction industry avoids list of 10 worst jobs for...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Dec 03, 2013

When I saw a report in Kiplinger on the worst jobs for the future, I had to take a look. The ...

Fuel consumption in construction up 5.8 percent this year

Fuel consumption in construction up 5.8 percent this...

Posted by Staff Report on Feb 28, 2013

WEX Inc. and IHS together on Feb. 26 released results of its WEX Construction Fuel Consumption Index (FCI), which indicated ...

Does a drop in foreclosures mean we’re on the rebound?

Does a drop in foreclosures mean we’re on the...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Feb 19, 2013

Foreclosure filings are down, but does it really mean we're on the rebound? Dow Jones reports that the number of U.S. ...

GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama, Republican House majority, Democratic Senate majority means for the construction industry

GUEST BLOG: What the re-election of President Obama,...

Posted by Contributed on Nov 12, 2012

During the 2012 presidential campaign, President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney gave relative lip service to the subject of ...

Applauding coming together in times of need but appalled at union bureacracy turning away volunteers crews

Applauding coming together in times of need but...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 02, 2012

It's so great to see the construction industry help others in a time of need. After the tornado in Joplin, Mo., ...

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